Electronic Skin Glows Under Pressure

Electronic Skin Glows Under Pressure

Scientists have created electronic robot skins that can detect a puff of air. But whack that same robot with a 2-by-4 and the skin reacts the same as if it were a gentle breeze. That’s a problem because robots or prostheses wearers need to know when a touch is...
Study Finds Load Impacts Amputees, Prosthesis

Study Finds Load Impacts Amputees, Prosthesis

Research at the University of North Carolina shows lower-limb amputees could benefit from load-adaptive wearable robotics. While multiple studies examine the ways powered devices help amputees walk on level ground, few delve into the effects of real-world challenges...
Small Wearable to Track Epilepsy Data

Small Wearable to Track Epilepsy Data

  According to the Epilepsy Foundation, it is the fourth most-common neurological disorder, affecting more than 3.4 million people in the U.S. alone. It results in recurrent, unprovoked seizures, which can present in different forms and with varying intensity. The...